Found February 07, 2012 on
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Clippers guard Chauncey Billups suffered a torn left Achilles tendon in Monday night’s 107-102 Clippers’ win in Orlando. Billups underwent an MRI today and it’s been determined that surgery is required and he’ll miss the remainder of the season. In 20 games played this season, Billups averaged 14.9 points, 4.0 assists and 2.5 rebounds this [...]
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The Clippers won the game last night against Orlando in overtime, but they may have suffered a devastating loss in the processs. Chauncey Billups left the game in the fourth quarter with a left Achilles injury and now it’s feared he may be lost for the season. From the L.A. Times: “It felt like somebody [...]
Chauncey Billups injured his left Achilles tendon during the fourth quarter of the Clippers' overtime win at Orlando.
Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his left Achilles tendon during Los Angeles' 107-102 victory over the Magic in Orlando on Monday night. The team says an MRI on Tuesday confirmed Billups' injury. Billups will return to Los Angeles on Thursday for further evaluation.
Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Is Chauncey Billups done?
With six minutes left in regulation against Orlando, Clippers guard Chauncey Billups took a hard cut forward to chase a long rebound after back-pedaling. His left Achilles couldn't handle the force of the cut, and Billups went down.
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Chris Paul must provide more of the steadying influence Billups brought. Several players will need to raise their on-court production.Chauncey Billups wasn't trying to be prophetic earlier this month when he said, "What used to be the Clippers is no longer the Clippers." Sadly, those words have taken on a new meaning after the rejuvenated franchise lost Billups for...
With Chauncey Billups injured, team will turn to the reserve guards. Meanwhile, Billups will have an MRI on Tuesday.When the season started, there had been so much talk about all the guards the Clippers have.